Saving Seed has been the main focus of what we do from the start, although we do other things as well. We take a lot of pride in the quality of what we grow, in being truly sustainable, and supplying our local community. Our emphasis is on older varieties that have amazing flavour. We are trying to preserve a simple, age old way of life that has sustained people all over the world for ages.
Yield: 80 sample pieces/ 8 Large pieces of cake The Cake Ingredients 4 medium beets, trimmed, peeled, and cut into 2-inch chunks 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda Salt 2 large eggs 3/4 cup warm water 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 pinches of nutmeg Vegetable oil cooking spray/ Coconut Oil/ Veg oil for pan greasing Directions Cover beets with 2 inches water in a pot. Bring to a boil. Re...
Prep Time: 15 mins Cooking Time: 4 Hours Servings: 8 – 10 Ingredients: 398ml Can of Cannellini Beans 796 Can of Diced Tomatoes + Juice (Rinse can with ½ Cup of water to get all the flavour) 3 Cups Chicken (or vegetable) Stock ½ Cup Basmati Rice – Rinsed 1 Large Onion – Large Dice 8 Cloves Garlic – Chopped Fine 1 Medium Hot Chili – Minced (keep seeds for extra heat) 2 Large Carrots – 1” half Wheels 2 Bay Leaves 1 Tbsp Rosemary Leaves – Chopped Fine 2 tsp Oregano Leaves – Chopped Fine 2 tsp B...
3 Parts Prep Time: 20 mins Chilling Time: 1 hour Cook Time: 10 mins Full Servings: 2 Side Servings: 4 Part 1: Cous Cous Ingredients: 2/3 Cup Cous Cous 1 Cup Chicken (or Vegetable) Stock 1 tsp Olive Oil 1 tsp salt Method: Bring wet ingredients and salt to boil. Add cous cous, remove from heat, cover with lid and let stand for 5 mins Remove lid, fluff with fork. Transfer to a container with high surface area. Cool uncovered in the fridge Part 2: Kale Ingredients: 8 Ribs of Lacinato Kale – D...
Located at the Chetwynd Public Library
Supported by the Creston Valley Food Action Coalition
Located at the Hudsons Hope Public Library
Located in the Okanagan College Library - Vernon Campus
An initiative of the Kamloops Food Policy Council. Seed library also offers seed cleaning equipment to use.
Located at KPU, Langley Campus Library
Operated by Lillooet Food Matters. For more information about how to access the winnower or any conversations you'd like to have about seed saving please contact Eleanor Wright at email@example.com
Located at the North Vancouver City Library
Located at the Pemberton and District Public Library and Operated by Stewardship Pemberton Society
Hosted by Richmond Food Security Society.
Located at the Salt Spring Island Public Library
Located at the Squamish Public Library
Located at the Summerland Public Library
Located at the Robert's Creek Community Library. Managed by the Sunshine Coast Seed Saving Collective.
Located at the Sechelt Public Library. Managed by the Sunshine Coast Seed Saving Collective.
Located at The Ocean Park Library
Check listings for many seed libraries around Vancouver.
You can sign up at the seed library when you check out seeds for the first time during one of the seed library events or when we have a booth at community events. To find out about upcoming events, sign up for the newsletter!
A "Little Seed Library" is a portable box containing seeds. It can be displayed at various events to share seeds for free and to encourage gardening. Make your own "Little Seed Library"! Pick a box, Gather the seeds, Display at events, Share!
Located at the Trout Lake Community Centre
Located in the Woodward and Education Libraries at UBC, Vancouver Campus
Located at Greater Victoria Public Library Branches. To participate in the Seed Library, please attend a member orientation session and become a member. Membership is free and includes access to seeds, classes and other resources.
The Taylor Seed Catalogue is available at the Taylor Public Library.
Brother Nature's Organic Seed produces strong, Certified Organic, heirloom and heritage seeds to the home gardener. Our vegetable, annual, perennial, and herb seeds are germination tested to ensure only quality seed is delivered to your doorstep.
Welcome to the retail website of Eagleridge Greenhouse Gardens, producers of endangered heirloom seeds since 1995. Our specialty selections include tomatoes, vegetables, herbs and flowers suited for northern and temperate climates. We practice organic gardening methods, use raised beds, water saving techniques and companion planting. Our designs attract beneficial insects and are living examples of the amazing diversity possible growing heirloom plants. We wish to share the stories of our coll...